Showcase

On this page you see various images and videos to follow a visual narrative of the d-Drive™ story.  Simply scroll down.  The videos follow the image gallery below.

IMAGE GALLERY

Concept drawing from original patent application – side-on view showing input end
Patent Drawing 1

 

Concept drawing from original patent application – view showing output end
Patent Drawing 2

 

CAD image of proof-of-concept device shown on ABC ‘New Inventors’ TV programme
CAD Image original version of d-Drive


General view of proof-of-concept device shown on ABC ‘New Inventors’ TV programme
Captured-Drive original


View of workshop with test bench
DSC_9337Test bench, with original d-Drive on workbench


View of test bench with automotive test device
DSC_9335 Test bench


Automotive test device on test bench
_PNK8565  Test bench model of infinitely variable transmission


Automotive test device on test bench
_PNK8557 Test bench model of infinitely variable transmission


Automotive test device on test bench
DSC_9293  Test bench model of infinitely variable transmission

Project plan review meeting
DSC_9347 Jeremy, Peter the Engineer and Steve

Precision measurement of transmission from test vehicle
DSC01685 Measuring a gearbox on a CMM measuring machine


Test vehicle – Isuzu FRR600 235hp 6-cylinder diesel
DSC_9331Our truck, which will be used to test the final version of the transmission

Fully engineered review model
1 - Fully engineered review model

Test bench model
2 - Test bench model

Transmission assembly in workshop
3 - Transmission assembly in workshop

Commercial prototype transmission installed in test vehicle
5 - Commercial prototype transmission installed in test vehicle

Test vehicle on dynamometer
6 - Test vehicle on dynamometer

Test vehicle on dynamometer
7 - Test vehicle on dynamometer

VRT stand at 2014 SAE congress in Detroit
8 - VRT stand at 2014 SAE congress in Detroit
Steve Durnin with visitor on VRT stand at SAE congress - Detroit

 


VIDEOS

ABC ‘New Inventors’ TV Programme

An infinitely variable geared transmission which allows an engine to operate at it’s most efficient setting while allowing the vehicle speed to be continuously varied to suit driving conditions.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH

Gizmag

CAD Animation

First Vehicle Test Drive

Incline Test – 30/03/16